Health & Safety Committee – Call for Student Member

Are you concerned about the health and safety of yourself and others? Do you want to get involved in AIC and be part of a great team? Will you be enrolled in a graduate conservation program during the upcoming academic year?
The Health & Safety Committee of AIC is seeking a new student member to serve a 2-year term (2016-2018).
Health & Safety is a very active committee, with members contributing articles and guides to the AIC News and AIC wiki; hosting an informational booth, workshops, and sessions at the Annual Meeting; and regularly addressing questions and issues related to health and safety in our field.
Membership parameters:
The Committee is composed of eleven members (maximum) that include:

  • Up to nine Conservation Professionals, who serve a  four-year term with a possible renewal for a second term.
  • A Conservation Student, who serves a non-renewable two-year term, 50% of which must be in school and/or internship.
  • At least one allied Health and Safety Professional (s), who serve a two-year term with up to three possible renewals.
  • All Committee members must be members of AIC

Student member position description:
The student member will share with the other committee members the responsibility to plan for AIC Annual Meeting activities, attend meetings/conference calls, contribute to H&S projects, and represent the organization. This position will also offer the student member an opportunity to act as the liaison between H&S and the Emerging Conservation Professionals Network. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in health and safety issues, and a desire to participate and learn from the more experienced members of the committee.
For more information on the H&S Committee, please visit our website. If you would like details on the duties and commitment of the position, please contact current student member Miranda Dunn,
Potential candidates should submit a resume or CV and statement of interest to Co-Chair Kerith Koss Schrager,, by March 1, 2016.